UPCOMING PUPPY FUN HOURS FOR LITTLES:
sATURDAY, MARCH 30 @ 11:15AM - dESTRUCTIVE CHEWING, nipping & handling
monDAY, april 15 @ 6:00PM - Leash Manners
sUNDAY, MAY 12 @ 11:30AM - dESTRUCTIVE CHEWING, nipping & handling
monDAY, june 3 @ 6:00PM - socialization to new objects & places

UPCOMING PUPPY FUN HOURS FOR BIGS:
sUNDAY, april 7 @ 11:30AM - Leash Manners
monday, april 29 @ 6:00PM - dESTRUCTIVE CHEWING, nipping & handling
sATURDAY, MAY 25 @ 11:15AM - socialization to new objects & places

Recommended age 3 months - 7 months
*Small breeds (under 20 lbs.) are welcome in our “Littles” Puppy Fun Hour
*Large breeds (over 20 lbs.) are welcome in our “Bigs” Puppy Fun Hour

**All puppies must be up to date on their vets recommended vaccination schedule for Parvo/Distemper and Rabies

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Puppy Fun Hour

This 50 minute class is designed to maximize learning and socialization during this important developmental stage for your puppy.  This curriculum is different than the Skills & Manners class!  This class covers topics specific to the puppy stage of development and each class will include some time for puppy play and meeting new people.  The classes will rotate through puppy specific topics that we will focus on, in addition to the social time included in each class and even Dog Grooming Tips and Tricks! We now have options for small breed puppies and large breed puppies!


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 UPCOMING Class start dates

Part 1
SunDAY, March 24 - May 12 @ 9:00AM - 2 Spots left
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10 - MAY 15 @ 6PM
SATURDAY, APRIL 27 - JUNE 8 @ 11AM
WEDNESDAY, MAY 22 - JUNE 26 @ 7PM
SUNDAY, JUNE 9 - JULY 21 @ 10AM

Part 2
SatURDAY, MarCH 30 - MAY 11 @ 10AM - 1 spot left
SunDAY, AprIL 7 - JunE 2 @ 10:15AM - Full
wednesday, may 1 - june 5 @ 6PM - Full
SatURDAY, may 25 - july 6 @ 10AM
wednesday, june 12 - july 17 @ 6PM

 


 

Skills & Manners - Part 1 & 2

This class is for ALL ages, from puppy to senior.  

If you dog has some skills, but isn’t very reliable with distractions, or if your dog is brand new to training, start or re-start here.  This program is like no other program.  You get our entire foundation obedience program and the skills to have a well-mannered dog all in this 12 week program!  Our Skills & Manners Program is conveniently split into two 6 week sets, Part 1 and Part 2, to allow you to break up the schedule and complete it at a pace that works for you.  In each 6 week set we will meet once a week for 50 minutes.

 In this program we teach the following 14 commands:

  • 7 Obedience Commands - sit, down, stand, come, loose leash, heel, distance commands

  • 7 Behaviour Commands - focus, leave it, out, place (bed/mat), settle, quiet, touch/target

What are some things you can expect from this class?

  • All 12 classes are with the dogs and your orientation comes via video to watch at home, so we get right to work in the first class to get the best results from your dog!

  • Learn how to get your dog to focus on you instead of the environment!  No more Captain Distraction!

  • Learn how to teach your dog to leave your valued objects alone and only chew or play with toys that are meant for your dog.

  • Learn how to teach your dog not to jump up to great you or other people. 

  • Learn how to get your dog to LOVE returning to you when you say "Come!"

  • Learn how to enjoy walks with an introduction to loose leash manners.

  • Learn how to manage your dog's hyperactivity without adding more time exercising your dog to your already busy schedule, so you can relax and enjoy your dog more at home.  

  • Learn how to get consistent and reliable response from your dog, even around distractions.  

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UPCOMING CLASS START DATE(S)            

MUNDY PARK
Sunday, March 24 @ 11:45AMm - FULL
sunday, may 26 @ 11:45AM

LIONS PARK
monday, june 10 @ 7:30PM

GATES PARK
monday, may 6 @ 6PM

TOWN CENTRE / LAFARGE LAKE
Sunday, april 14 @ 11:45AM

 

Good Dogs in the City

Who should take this class? 

If your dog listens great at home, but acts like you haven’t taught them anything when there are other people, dogs or distractions around, then this is the class for you!  Join us for Good Dogs in the City - Training for real life!

This drop in style class is the next step for graduates of Skills & Manners - Part 1 or 2 or those who have equivalent handling skills and are ready to work with your dog in real life scenarios around all kinds of distractions.  Classes will be held at different locations and use exercises and games to practice and advance your training each week.  Drop in to all of them or just one or two.  Classes will rotate through 4 different locations, so if you miss a location or topic, you can always jump in the next time it is offered.

Topics that we cover in this class:

  • Manners training around other people and dogs

  • Pay attention to you around distractions

  • Stay with distractions

  • Come command around distractions

  • Leash manners

  • Socialization to new sounds, objects and places

  • Continuing your skills to Intermediate - Advanced level obedience.

Details:

Pre-requisite: Skills & Manners - Part 2, private lesson or assessment.  Register in advance, as space is limited.  No reactive dogs please.  If you are experiencing reactivity, contact us to tell us about your dog and we'll provide you with program options based on your goals. 

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